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Darvish picks up 50th victory of major league career

/ May 17, 2017

Darvish picks up 50th victory of major league career

It took Yu Darvish a bit longer than expected to get his 50th career win. The Texas Rangers didn’t bank on taking this much time to reach .500, either. Darvish reached his milestone with nine strikeouts in seven innings, and the Rangers beat the ...

Gurriel lifts Astros with grand slam

/ May 16, 2017

Gurriel lifts Astros with grand slam

Short on sleep, the Houston Astros were listless and hitless until the fifth inning. Then their lumber stirred from its slumber. Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs as Houston overcame a slow start to beat ...

Iwakuma eyeing July return

/ May 16, 2017

Iwakuma eyeing July return

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, who was placed on the disabled list last week due to right shoulder inflammation, said Monday he expects to return to the mound before the All-Star break. The 36-year-old told reporters in Seattle that he had been experiencing pain ...

Yankees honor iconic star Jeter

/ May 15, 2017

Yankees honor iconic star Jeter

Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last of the single digit pinstripes, had been retired and a plaque in his honor dedicated that will be placed in Monument Park ...

Tigers down BayStars with late rally

/ May 14, 2017

Tigers down BayStars with late rally

Kosuke Fukudome and Kento Itohara got to Yokohama closer Spencer Patton to help lift the Central-League leading Hanshin Tigers 10 games above .500 after a 4-2 win over the BayStars on Sunday. Patton (2-2) had a 1-2-3 inning in each of his last four ...

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

/ May 14, 2017

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma will be out four to six weeks with right shoulder inflammation, the Mariners said Saturday. Iwakuma landed on the disabled list on Wednesday, having been bothered by the shoulder his last few starts. The 36-year-old right-hander underwent tests by team physician ...

/ May 13, 2017

Rangers manager impressed by Otani

Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister showered praise on Shohei Otani after watching the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ace featured in an American news program. Otani, who is working his way back from a torn left hamstring, was featured on “60 Minutes” this spring. “The ...